The best films of 2002 came from a refreshingly diverse range of sources, and from established directors turning out lively, sometimes provocative work that usually fell just short of complete…
January ABC Entertainment TV Group co-chair Stu Bloomberg departs and is replaced by ABC Entertainment prexy Susan Lyne on the same day. UPN CEO Dean Valentine bids farewell, as duties are taken over…
It's been a tough year for the biz in Spain, and 2003 looks even tougher. In May, Sogecable and telco Telefonica announced they were considering a merger of their pay TV operations.
New Line didn't have the only ring that ruled at the box office altar in 2002. Auds were also eager to accept DreamWorks' horror thriller "The Ring" at the end of the year, scaring up a surprising…
2002 will go down in media biz history as the year French dreams of conquering Hollywood were snuffed out.
In a year when investor confidence plummeted on revelations of massive accounting fraud at Enron, WorldCom, Global Crossing and Qwest, the entertainment industry also took a hit as a hotbed of…
When Argentina fell into an economic and political crisis in late 2001, it looked like 2002 would be a dismal year for the film industry. But it wasn't so bad.
For Miramax Films, 2002 was a year almost as tumultuous as the streetfights in its Martin Scorsese epic "Gangs of New York."
It's been a year of doom and gloom for Germany's media industry, and things may get worse before they get better. It started with the exercise -- or detonation -- of a put option by German publisher…
The movie business is known for contrary behavior, but 2002 added another wrinkle: If the studio had a good year, you can be sure that its parent company suffered the fires of hell.
Mexico's Catholic Church may be rueing 2002. Its moral crusades helped promote the country's two entertainment sensations of the year, the first domestically produced reality show "Big Brother" and…